Six (6) persons accused of terrorizing and raping women in the Paynesville Community, outside Monrovia, have been forwarded to the Monrovia City Court for prosecution on commission of the crimes armed robbery and rape.
They were said to have jointly carried out the acts in several communities including 72nd, Soul Clinic, and Cow Field among others.
The defendants were on Wednesday, March 5, arraigned before Magistrate Nelson Chineh, but were immediately sent to the Monrovia Central Prison to await the trial as the crimes are non-bailable offences.
Defendants Prince Massaquoi a.k.a. “Master Kuku”, Christopher George a.k.a. “Christofiso”, Mark Agynah a.k.a. “little man”, Lewis Kennedy, Kessely Mulbah and Andrew Redhead were arrested by police at separate locations, following tip-offs from their victims.
The crimes are said to have occurred between November 2013 and January 2014. The victims complained to police, alleging they were separately attacked at their various residences by a group of armed of men in the Paynesville Community.
They further alleged the rapists threatened to kill anyone who refused to surrender their valuable property and cash to them.
Quoting one of the victims, identified as Julater Flomo, police explained that on a night in January 2014, while on her way from school she made a stop at her friend’s, named Kebbeh Kollie, house.
After an hour of discussion, Kebbeh decided to follow Ms. Flomo to her house.
On their way to her house they were stopped by some unknown men. Ms. Flomo identified that man as the defendant Prince Massaquoi. According to her, defendant Massaquoi is the leader of the group.
She said Prince and the others defendants held them at gun point and followed them to her house.
When they arrived at her house, the attackers forcibly took away her belongings including her money, phone and others valuables and sodomized her.